Situated in the beach community of Encinitas, the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA has been working to strengthen and unite our community for more than 55 years. Dedicated to empowering people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body, the Y believes a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. As a leading nonprofit organization, the Y offers programs that foster youth development, promote healthy living and advance social responsibility.

Use the quick links below to find current programs and activities at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA:

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NEW AT MAGDALENA ECKE FAMILY YMCA

NOW OPEN: EAT THE FROG FITNESS

Eat the Frog Fitness

The Eat the Frog Fitness studio is open at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA! Eat the Frog Fitness combines personal training and small-group fitness, with modified workouts for all fitness levels in an encouraging, supportive environment. Find out how to become a Founding Frog member.

Programs
Address 
200 Saxony Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone 
(760) 942-9622
Fax 
(760) 944-9329
Facility Hours 
Sun
8:00 am-3:00 pm
Mon - Fri
6:00 am-8:00 pm
Sat
8:00 am-3:00 pm

Magdalena Ecke Family YMCAFull Amenities

All-Access Membership

Membership at the YMCA includes plenty of opportunities to learn, play and get healthy. That’s because when you join one Y, you join them all! When you enroll at a YMCA near you, your membership will include all the benefits at your home branch with access to offerings at all locations across San Diego County.

Amenities at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

You are experiencing one of the most complete YMCA’s in the United States. Our goal is to provide our members and community with access to quality programming, attentive service and state-of-the-art facilities — all at an affordable price. 

  • Covered pool
  • Interactive splash pad  
  • Cardio center 
  • Weight room
  • Cycling loft 
  • Locker rooms
  • Sauna 
  • Studios for group exercise classes
  • Gymnasium center
  • Pickleball
  • Child Watch & Kids Club

The Wellness Center

Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA offers a state-of-the-art wellness center complete with cardio equipment, circuit training, free weights and group exercise studios.

  • Personal Training: Learn more about the different types of personal training we offer, the benefits of personal training, and costs.
  • Orientations: Learn your way around the fitness center and group fitness classes. See orientations.
  • Group fitness classes: Members have unlimited access to group fitness classes. See the schedule.

Sports at the Y: Do More, Be More

Find a new activity or pursue one you've always loved. View the sports and fitness section.

Our location has a covered pool with a retractable roof and offers swim lessons for all ages, family swim, water fitness and more. View the pool schedule linked on our home page, and use our Program Finder to find swim lessons at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA.

Child Care at the Y: Call on Us

The YMCA is the nation's leading provider of child care. Playful, engaging options are plentiful for young children at the Y.

  • Child Watch: We’ve redesigned Child Watch, one of our most popular member programs, with enhanced safety protocols for COVID-19! Learn more.
  • Preschool: Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA offers a preschool that is licensed by the State of California and offers quality care and excellent standards of the YMCA. Learn more.
  • Character Builders: An on-site before and after-school program. Learn more.

Camp with the Y: Our Doors Are Open

The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to offer several amazing camps where every child can build confidence and make new friends in a safe and nurturing environment. Members get up to 25% off camp registration and we offer scholarships to families who qualify. Learn more about day camp.

Socialize at the Y: Strengthening Our Community

The Y is a place where you can challenge yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, foster connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bring your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities.

Membership and Program Assistance

The YMCA offers financial scholarships to reduce membership and program fees to those that qualify, helping ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

Our scholarship program is based on a sliding fee scale that is designed to fit each family's financial situation, and is available thanks to our generous Annual Campaign donors.

Apply online for a scholarship here.

Better Together: Be a Part of Our Mission

The YMCA is a charitable, cause driven nonprofit. We are able to have the impact in our communities and on the lives of people because of those who dedicate themselves to making a difference. 

  • Join the Y: Be a part of a cause for strengthening community that is committed every day to helping you and your kids to learn, grow and thrive
  • Give to the Y: Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of kids, improving your neighbor's health and well-being, and giving back and supporting the community
  • Volunteer with the Y: Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood by volunteering
  • Advocate with the Y: Address the nation's most pressing social issues, with a nonprofit that has the long-standing track record and on-the-ground presence to not just promise, but deliver, lasting personal and social change

Did You Know?

The Y cares for over 16,000 children at 200+ child & youth development sites.

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Get Involved

Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood.

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Our Partners

It is with deep gratitude that we recognize and acknowledge our partners for their continued dedication and support of the Y's mission.

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